Adolescents at risk: causes of youth suicide in New Zealand.

Abstract

The New Zealand suicide rate among 15- to 19-year-olds has almost trebled over the past 20 years--from 5.8 per 100,000 in 1970 to 15.7 in 1991 (UNICEF, 1994). New Zealand has one of the highest teenage suicide rates among industrialized countries. The aim of this paper is to shed light on the causes of this phenomenon by examining environmental-social… (More)

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@article{Drummond1997AdolescentsAR, title={Adolescents at risk: causes of youth suicide in New Zealand.}, author={W J Drummond}, journal={Adolescence}, year={1997}, volume={32 128}, pages={925-34} }